Category Archives: American Society

What was YOUR response to 9-11?

I feel depressed when people act like beasts. I don’t seek revenge. Am I despicable? Continue reading

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Guess who’s smarter than the U.S.?

American deniers of climate change (read: pro-business, anti-regulation right wingers) are winning the argument, but only by ignoring the evidence. Continue reading

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Welcoming the huddled masses

Old School Grump recommends MORE immigration. Continue reading

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Spoiled rotten?

Why bother? That seems to be the national mood. Continue reading

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Say something outrageous!

I shoot myself in the foot by making an un-liberal proclamation. Continue reading

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“Bill Gates’ favorite teacher”

I can’t wait to click on Sal Khan’s mini-lectures. I’m gonna be a genius! Continue reading

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Ripped off: Still another student group!

The Onion offers a panel discussion about the neglected “kids who don’t give a damn.” Continue reading

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